Art League of Nassau County
Works of art by members of the league will be on exhibit at Cluett Hall on the former St. Paul's Campus, 295 Stewart Ave. Viewing hours: Nov. 8 through Nov. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Nov. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meeting the artist reception Nov. 16 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Exhibitions at the Firehouse Art Gallery
Nassau Community College, One Education Dr. Free and open to the public. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. For information call 572-7165. Faculty Art Exhibition features selected members of the art faculty through Nov. 8.
Cartoons go to College
A delightful showing of cartoons, editorials, sports and political satires by regional and nationally famous cartoonists. Nov. 15 through Dec. 20. Artists' reception Dec. 7 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Jewish Heritage: A Persian Collection
An exploration into the tradition of Judaica as reflected in the Persian wood carving of the 20th century. Torah covers and wood plaques wil be on display, reflecting the long and still developing history of Judaism. An artisitic expression of faith and the endurance of that faith. On display through Jan. 18 in the David Filderman Gallery, 9th floor, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus. Hours: Monday through Thursday 9 a.m .to 9 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Molloy College Art Gallery
Kellenberg Hall, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 678-5000, ext. 271. Gallery hours: Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibit by Brooke Rea Chapman, of Bridgehampton, whose paintings have been favorably compared to the landscapes of the realist artists of the 19th century. Through Dec. 17. Reception Nov. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Selections from the National Drawing Association
Will be on exhibit at the Adelphi University Center Gallery through Dec. 12.
Still Lifes on Paper
By Laura Shechter (well known for her precise still lifes with their subtle surface and clarity of vision. She will be exhibiting watercolors, oils on paper and drawings) and Marion Lerner Levine, in her watercolors, etchings and monoprints, takes a romantic approach to the still life. Her subjects are old flower books, lace, mirrors and memorabilia, interpreted in imprecise contours and odd angles). On view through Nov. 21 at the Mallette Art Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau, 223 Stewart Ave., Garden City. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Call 718-738-9865.
Epilepsy Support Group
The Epilepsy Foundation of LI announces the formation of a new support group for adults with epilepsy and their significant others. The group will take place on Tuesday evenings from 8 to 9 p.m. at the foundation headquarters, 550 Stewart Ave., 3rd floor. Come meet others who share your concerns. There is a $5 fee and registration is necessary. To reserve a place call Sandra Hamberger, RCSW 794-5500. Space is limited.
Volunteers Needed by the Epilepsy Foundation
Volunteers are needed to help dispel some of the myths and misconceptions that still surround epilepsy by performing a puppet show in area elementary schools. The "Kids on the Block," a troupe of life-size abled and disabled puppets are used. If you have two hours a week for four weeks and can commit to one performance a month, you will be trained in the art of Bunraku or Japanese Puppetry. Training will take place in the Garden City office. Call June Lipsky at the Epilepsy Foundation of LI at 794-5500 for information.
English as a Second Language Classes
Offered by the Uniondale Library, 400 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale. Sponsored by BOCES and held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students must be 21-years or older. Continuous registration. Call 489-2220.
St. Francis Hospital Challenge '97 Dinner Dance
On Nov. 22 at EAB Plaza, Uniondale. Celebrating 75-years of caring. Chairman Richard A. Grasso, chairman and chief executive officer, New York Stock Exchange, Inc. For ticket information call 629-2190.
Anyone interested in using or learning to use a computer should attend these classes. Offered is: Microsoft Word (Nov. 18). Register as soon as possible. Call 294-3020.
Molloy College Film Festival
Focusing on Ethics and the American Dream, the festival features
at 7:30 p.m in the Lucille S. Hays Theatre on the Molloy College Campus. This compelling courtroom drama is driven by characters as intriguing as its predicament. Law is the only thing Jedediah Tucker (Gene Hackman) and his daughter (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) have in common; sparks fly when the two find themselves pitted against one another in a suspense-filled class action trial. Post film discussion with Sister Mary Verity McNichols and Sister Margaret Kavanaugh. For information call 678-5000, ext. 272.
Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Miller
One of "The Magnificent Seven," which made up the US women's gymnastics team in 1996. She will autograph copies of the beautiful "coffee table" book,
Gymnastics: Balancing Acts
, to which Shannon was a "specific contributor." 3 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. Call 741-9850 for information.
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Neil Simon's zany comedy based on the real writers of early television's live comedies like Sid Caesar's
Your Show of Shows
. Presented by the Nassau Community College Theatre and Dance Dept. at NCC Main Stage Theatre, One Education Dr. Also on Nov. 8 and 9. Performances are at 8 p.m. (3 p.m. Sunday). Tickets: $6 ($4 Sr/NCC ID), $7 ($5 Sr/NCC ID), Saturdays all tickets $7 (no discounts). Box Office: 572-7676.
One of the most popular and widely produced musicals of the 1960s, it is the story of an irrepressible dance hall hostess who finds herself unlucky in love by virtue of her encounters with men. This lively musical is well known for many of its songs, including:
Hey Big Spender, If My Friends Could See Me Now
Baby, Dream Your Dream.
8 p.m. in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hofstra University, Hempstead. Tickets $7. Box Office: 463-6644. Also on Nov. 8 (8 p.m.) and Nov. 9 (2 p.m.)
10th Anniversary Remembrance Ball
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the LI Alzheimer's Foundation located in New Hyde Park. Hank Aaron, whose 715th home run in 1974 broke the world record, will be honored. Proceeds from the ball will benefit LIAF's programs and services, including the largest resource and referral center in the tri-state area, which provides the LI Alzheimer's community with information, counseling, education, referrals and a day care program. Call LIAF 869-9627 for information.
Autumn Cathedral Antiques Show
Presented by the Cathedral Women. Food available. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Cathedral House, 50 Cathedral Ave. (one block west of the LIRR station). Also on Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 9 from 1 to 6 p.m.
Caregiver's Support Group
Designed to help caregivers handle the whole spectrum of physical, emotional and financial needs of older adults. Meets on the second Saturday of each month. 10 a.m. at Mercy Medical Center, 1000 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. For information call 255-2622.
LI Children's Museum Programs
Located at 550 Stewart Ave. For information call 222-0207. General admission $4. Open Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
Helping Little Hands, a child identification/fingerprinting porgram where children can make a record of their fingerprints and personal characteristics. This community awareness program for children's safety is sponsored by the Allstate Foundation, a presenting sponsor of the On Hands exhibit. Ongoing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also on Nov. 9.
Thumbs On! In conjunction with the Helping Little Hands child identification/fingerprinting program, use your thumbs to create all kinds of interesting and unique creatures. Add a "Thumbie" to our murals and make your own greeting card. Ongoing 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also on Nov. 9.
Meet Larry Brantley, Voice of Wishbone
Meet Larry Brantley, actor/comedian and the voice of PBS' Wishbone, for an entertaining experience. Larry will perform an interactive skit for children and family members based on a novel from the new
Adventures of Wishbone
Be a Wolf
, inspired by the legendary English folktale
. All welcome. 3 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. Call 741-9850 for information.
Sponsored by the Women's Guild of the First Presbyterian Church of New Hyde Park, 16 S. 9th St., New Hyde Park. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Handmade items, white elephants, gently used clothing, deli take out, used jewelry, snack bar and much more.
Bakery and deli items, crafts, antiques and collectibles, thrift shop, games and toys. Luncheon served from 11:30 a.m. Held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Floral Park, 35 Verbena Ave., Floral Park.
Irish Research Seminar
With featured speaker Dr. Kevin Whelan, who is world-renowned as an entertaining and educational presenter and author. He will present a series of lectures on Irish history and genealogy-relevant research sources. Additional presentations by Jerry Coleman, NYC Resources and Daniel Tonery, beginner genealogy workshop. An exciting and educational full day program of lectures and discussion, designed for the Irish researcher whether beginner or advanced. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hofstra University auditorium, Hempstead. Fee is $35. For information call 757-4983.
Recitals at the Cathedral of the Incarnation
Concert featuring the Cathedral's 1986 Casavant pipe organ, the largest on LI, located at 50 Cathedral Ave. 746-2955. Today's concert: Cahmber Music Series. Greig Shearer, flute; Margreet Francis, piano. $5.
Meet Miss Clavel's favorite pupil, Madeline. You dont' have to dress in uniform like her schoolmates but don't forget your camera for a wonderful opportunity for a photo with Madeline. Noon to 12:30 p.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. Call 741-9850 for information.
The American Chamber Ensemble
The Dept. of Music at Hofstra University presents an Afternoon of Chamber Music. Works by Bruch, Kodaly, Poulenc and Copland. 3 p.m. in the Monroe Hall Lecture Center Theater, South Campus. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors. Box Office: 463-6644.
Free Smoker's Withdrawal Clinic
Held Mondays at 8 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center's Marks Lecture Hall, 1000 North Village Ave., Rockville Centre. Call 255-2435.
The Pesticide Project
To learn more about the dangers of pesticides and alternatives to them, attend this free seminar. 7 to 10 p.m. at Nassau Community College, One Education Dr. For information call 1-888-939-8550.
Memory expert and local author Fred B. Chernow will discuss his new book,
The Sharper Mind
. Designed to help cultivate the innate ability of memory in the average person by the use of mental aerobics workouts and memory-enhancing strategies, this book will offer techniques that can enhance both personal and professional lives. All welcome. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. Call 741-9850 for information.
African American Genealogical Research
A seminar entitled Roadblocks to African American Genealogical Research. Hoysetta Pearse, executive director of the African Atlantic Genealogical Society Inc. will illustrate how experiences that have occured throughout the course of African American history are not insurmountable to carrying out genealogy research. 7 p.m. at the Uniondale Library, 400 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale. Call 489-2220.
The Death of Innocents
The emotionally-charged topic of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), combined with the headline-grabbing subject of "Munchhausen by proxy" syndrome, is explored by reporters and authors Richard Firstman and Jamie Talan in their book,
The Death of Innocents
. Join them as they outline the investigation they performed on the case of Waneta Hoyt of upstate Newark Valley, whose five infants died between 1965 and 1971. This medical-legal thriller unravels a tale so incredible that it is almost impossible to think that it is true. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. Call 741-9850 for information.
Recitals at the Cathedral of the Incarnation
Concert featuring the Cathedral's 1986 Casavant pipe organ, the largest on LI, located at 50 Cathedral Ave. 746-2955. Today's concert: Frank Crosio, of St. Ignatius Loyola of Hicksville, organ recital. Free 12:15 p.m.
Midlife and Beyond
A Peek at the Future, a conference for those 50 and over. Informal workshops from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Adelphi University, Hempstead. The conference will address topics such as finances, intergenerational living, health insurance, healthy living and protecting assets. Presented by experts in the field of aging. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Arthur Feinberg medical director of the Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation. Registration fee $5 which includes a light breakfast, lunch and choice of two out of the six workshops. For information call 292-1300.
A Dream Play
Presented by the Dept. of Drama at Hofstra University. The story concerns the daughter of the Hindu god Indra (the god of the skies and storm) who descends to Earth so that she can experience human life for herself. The scenes expose the cruelty, longing, pain, love and striving of various characters identified only by their positions: officer, poet, lawyer. 8 pm. Also on Nov. 15, 18 to 22 (8 p.m.) and Nov. 16, 22, 23 (2 p.m.) Tickets $7, $6 for senior citizens (except Friday and Saturday). John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus.
LI Children's Museum
Fleet Family Weekend! Celebrate the dance and recreation of the earliest Long Islanders (funded by Fleet Bank). Today: make playthings and gadgets needed to play Native American games such as Pokean, Pin and Target, and Cat's Cradle. Learn the rules and get ready to play! On Nov. 9, young dancers from the Paumanauke Native Dance Team will perform and get everyone up and dancing at 1 and 3 p.m. Make your own Native American Pin and Target game. Ongoing 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Located at 550 Stewart Ave. For information call 222-0207. General admission $4. Open Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sat., Sun. 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
60 Seventh St.
Garden City 11530
The library's hours are as follows:
Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.;
Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.;
Saturday 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
Children's Autumn Candle Centerpiece Craft for ages 2 1/2 to 5 with an adult. 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Choose one session, one hour each. Required registration in progress.
Native American Heritage for children in grades K and 1. 1:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Required registration in progress.
Helen Keller Services for the Blind. 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10.
Senior Connections. Choices in Health Care for Seniors. Medicare, Medicaid, long term care. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Nov. 11.
Eastern Property Owners Association Nominating Committee. 7 to 8 p.m. Nov. 11.
Eastern Property Owners Association. 8 to 10 p.m. Nov. 11.
Irish Cultural Society. 8 to 10 p.m. Nov. 11.
Gemological Institute of America. 7:30 to 10:45 p.m. Nov. 12.
Society for Italian Culture of LI. 8 to 10 p.m. Nov. 12.
Garden City Quilters. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Nov. 13.
YA - How to Beat the High Cost of College. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13. Required registration in progress.
Helen Halpin performing nostalgic standard songs. 8 p.m. Nov. 13.